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GEOMETRIC WAVE BAR

The water-stone relationship, in this case, becomes a wine-natural stone through a modular design; the original concept seeks to develop complex shapes and imposing dimensions, while reducing the cutting effort and simplifying transport and assembly operations for the individual elements making up the whole. Seats, desks, bar counters, shelves, partitions, barbecues: Geometric Wave can be interpreted for any kind of urban, public and private furnishing.

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Open 45

The Open 45 Credenza is designed to enhance and encourage the usability of items stored. This piece allows the user to proudly display their belongings while cleanly storing them at a 45 degree angle. This design functionality focuses on ease of use as the items comfortably 'look up' at the user. Each item is reachable at arms length without cabinet barriers or the need to crouch down to retrieve a stored item. This modular piece also features movable shelves, movable dividers and a hidden cord channel that runs the length of the unit, providing a clean and fully customizable setup.

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Flow

The Flow is a very industrial piece. It is made of slinged padded leather over a simple metal frame that became appealing because the materials and simple silhoutte speaks for itself. The materials are downplayed to create a raw look - making the brass look like steel and the leather look distressed.

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Beel

Selami was inspired by the clean and minimalistic shapes and designed with inspiration from the human spine system Beel offers comfortable sitting and healthy posture. Beel, which is formed with two stages of back, provides flexibility in sitting. The back part creates a slight spring effect and provides ergonomic posture.

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Màn

The Meditation Light is a bedroom light that helps people who struggle with stressful work life. It has four seasons-inspired scenes that transform the space with vivid color and soft light by using the illumination of the transparent body and the light ring. The cheerful meditation scenes aid a meditation session with slow pulsing lights. The plant-like form is designed to maximize illumination. With just a click of a button, the Meditation Light brings mindful meditating exercise.

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Linear Flora

Linear Flora is inspired by the number “three” from the bougainvillea, the flower of Pingtung County. Apart from the three bougainvillea petals seen from below the artwork, variations and the multiples of three could be spotted in different aspects. To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Taiwan Lantern Festival, Lighting design artist Ray Teng Pai was invited by Cultural Affairs Department of Pingtung County to create an unconventional lantern, the unique combination of form and technology, sending a message of transforming the heritage of the festival and connecting it with the future.

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